This searchable database of projects represents the range and diversity of work in the New Urbanism. From regional-scale visions to single-building historic renovations, CNU members and their allies build places people love through land use planning, development, policy, and advocacy. If you are aware of a project that you believe should be part of the database, please email Robert Steuteville or Lauren Mayer.
A community-driven initiative has revitalized a disadvantaged neighborhood in Salem, Massachusetts, through public art, affordable housing, historic rehabilitation, and wide-ranging community projects.
A hundred years ago, iconic warehouse and industrial buildings were constructed that would define Northwest Portland.
Newport, Rhode Island
This 24,000-square-foot mixed-use building shows how to respect and enhance a 19th Century city while preparing for the impacts of climate change in the 21st Century.
For two decades, the 1.3-million-square-foot former Sears distribution center sat empty in the midst of disinvested Memphis neighborhoods—a symbol of urban blight.
San Antonio, Texas
At the turn of the millennium, the 26- acre Pearl Brewery in San Antonio was abandoned and desolate—a collection of empty buildings and pavement with only five trees.
SteelStacks Arts and Cultural Campus repurposed an abandoned industrial site in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, to create an arts and entertainment district.
Miller’s Court in Baltimore is the rehabilitation of an abandoned manufacturing building into a safe, welcoming community for teachers and educational nonprofits.
Providence, Rhode Island
The Steel Yard redeveloped a historic steel fabrication facility into a campus for arts education, job training, and small-scale manufacturing in Providence, Rhode Island.
The famous historic mill buildings of Lowell, Massachusetts have formed the basis for the city’s resurgence—but these assets are sometimes difficult to find among the city’s grid, and public spaces are lacking.
Peoples Health New Orleans Jazz Market #thisisCNU
New Orleans, Louisiana
Even a plain, vacant, late-20th Century discount department store building can be renovated into a compelling urban art space that celebrates the history of a neighborhood. That’s the lesson and achievement of the New Orleans Jazz Market.